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Science!
Science!
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Break Science
Break Science
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Binary Science
Binary Science
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Binary Science is a netlabel dedicated to electronic music and video creation. We cover all styles of musics for djs and peoples from dance floor to lounge by artists from around the world. Website: Binary Science bisciep002 / Mr Lee Division - Pluton is Fake / tech house electro / bisciep001 / Miroslav - Baroque Bricolage / house & electronica / biscil001 / Proph - Electrolive / experimental electro live /
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Thank God for Science
Thank God for Science
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LIMITED UPLOAD: ApproReq All uploads require prior approval from the artist. Please email them at jmcurtis at gmail dot com (replace at and dot).
Topic: Thank God for Science
Science Fiction Jazz
Science Fiction Jazz
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Tom Skinner's Wednesday Night Science Project
Tom Skinner's Wednesday Night Science Project
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by Tom Skinner's Wednesday Night Science Project
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Topic: Tom Skinner's Wednesday Night Science Project
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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A cemetery may not seem like the most ideal place to conduct science, but Mount Auburn Cemetery is involving citizens in a wide variety of scientific projects.  On this episode, Paul Kwiatkowski and Jeanne Mooney discussed citizen science at Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Topics: science, groks, citizen science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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How can a scientific perspective on the world inform us about non-scientific issues?  On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson discussed his new book, Letters from an Astrophysicist.
Topics: science, astrophysics, science, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Petroleum based fuel products will soon become a scarce resource. Developing alternative fuel sources is a profound challenge for science. On this program, Roland Hwang discussed these emerging technologies.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Geobiology is a rapidly emerging field that seeks to unite studies of geology with ongoing biological questions, for example the sensing of the earth's magnetic field by some organisms. This show featured an interview with the expert in the field of geobiology.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The Nobel Prizes are awarded every year for exceptional achievement in numerous fields of human endeavor. This show featured interviews discussing the implications of the recent prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Economics, and Medicine or Physiology.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Robert Oppenheimer is perhaps best known as the lead scientist on the Manhattan Project to develop the atom bomb. But, the personal aspects of this important individual have remained untold. We explored these stories with Prof. Jeremy Bernstein, author of Oppenheimer: Portrait of an enigma.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Predicting earthquakes is of prime importance to urban regions situated near fault zones. The science behind these methods was explored with the recent recipient of the prestigious Japan Academy Prize, Prof. Hiroo Kanamori.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Recent discoveries from the Mars and Titan landings have rekindled interest in the possibility of extraterrestrial life. On this program, Prof. David Grinspoon discussed these findings, astrobiology, and his book, Lonely Planets.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Electronic commerce is rapidly replacing traditional avenues for retail sales. However, the full potential of this technology has yet to be fully realized. On this program, we discussed the organizational aspects of e-commerce with Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The expressive fervor of cultish beliefs can take many forms, especially when the object of such devotion is the Macintosh computer. On this program, we examined the Cult of Mac, with Wired Magzine editor Leander Kahney.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Electronic storage devices have become ubiquitous in daily life and hold most of our essential information. But, few people backup their data until it's too late. On this show, we explored novel methods of data backup.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Technological gadgets promise to ease the burden of every day living, but often prove more trouble than they are worth. On this week's program, we explored making technology more fun and user-friendly with Prof. Donald Norman from Northwestern University.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The war in Iraq has begun, and the technological issues of executing a war in the twenty-first century have already become apparent. On this program, Prof. Richard Muller offered an analysis of several of these issues.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Chemistry has applications in many diverse fields from astronomy to zoology. With new applications emerging, it is the job of Chemical and Engineering News to report the breath of activity in chemistry. This show featured an interview with the editor discussing the frontiers of chemistry.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The Cosmic Microwave Background Explorer detects remnant signals from the earliest times in the history of the universe. This show featured a discussion of the surprising results from the most recent survey.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The debate of nature versus nurture in understanding behavior is ongoing. The blank slate is the idea that human's are not born with innate behaviors. On this program, Prof. Steven Pinker joined us to critique the idea of the blank slate.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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With the digital divide threatening to leave some people behind in the emerging technological world, the need for computer philanthropists is essential. Luckily, devout individuals are working hard to make sure that no one gets left behind in the digital divide.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Although beauty may appear to be an abstract concept, our sense of beauty may have firm biological underpinnings in the normal operations of our visual system. We discussed this issue with Prof. Shinsuke Shimojo from Caltech.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Albert Einstein was not only known for pushing the boundaries of science, he is also remembered for his insights into humanity, love, and pacifism. On this program, Ms. Alice Calaprice discussed her book The New Quotable Einstein.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
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Research at public universities is increasingly being driven by profit motives that undermine academic integrity and limit the free expression of ideas. What does this shift mean for higher education? On this program, Jennifer Washburn discussed the corporate corruption of higher education.
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Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Film editing has become remarkably easy with the use of computer aided tools. However, the aesthetics of film editing aren't so readily automated. On this show, we discussed techniques for computer film editing.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The Matrix movies are well known for their innovative special effects. On this program, Dr. Paul Debevec discussed many of the special effects that he helped create for these films.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Stem cells are progenitor cells that give rise to mature cell types. In the nervous system, adult neural stem cells give rise to new nerve cells in the brain. This show featured an interview discussing current research on adult neurogenesis.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Personal computers and the internet have become commonplace in modern living. However, this development was not inevitable and may be due in large part to the foresight of one man, J.C.R. Licklider. On this program, M. Mitchell Waldrop discussed the history of this revolution.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Communicating developments in science and technology to the public at large is essential to establishing a science literate populace. However, translating the sometimes obscure jargon of the trade can be a challenge. This show examined this role of science journalism.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Biomagnetism refers to the ability of organisms to sense magnetic fields. The study of biomagnetism encompasses many areas of research including the emerging field of geobiology.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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A multiverse is a theoretical construct that could describe the alternative realities that may exit simultaneous with our own. This program focused on the possibility of just such a reality.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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A healthy diet and exercise is essential to long life, prosperity, and even love. This show offered tips for celebrating a healthy Valentine's Day.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The San Francisco Fringe Festival brings together an eclectic group of performers. Among them, two performers started their careers in science and shifted to performance art. This show featured these performers discussing their transition from science to art.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Understanding the global cycling of the atmosphere remains a profound challenge in science. The results have implications in many fields, most notably meteorology. This show featured a discussion of current research in atamospheric science.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The Riemann Hypothesis has been proclaimed as the greatest unsolved problem in mathematics, having remained unsolved for over a century. The person who solves it can claim a million dollar prize from the American Institute of Mathematics. We discussed this hypothesis with John Derbyshire, author of Prime Obsession.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The human body is best suited for survival in a limited range of environments, yet when stretched to its limits can exist in a wide range of extreme situations. On this program, global explorer and physician, Dr. Kenneth Kammler, discussed surviving at the extremes.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The growing limitation on energy resources does not necessitate an increase in energy production. An increase in efficiency may resolve many of these difficulties. On this program, the former director of the EPA, Dr. John Hoffman, discussed efficient energy use.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Scientists draw their inspiration from many sources, and a common one is science fiction. On this program, Prof. Gregory Benford, physicist and SF novelist, discussed science fiction writing and its influence on scientific inquiry.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The adverse changes to the global climate will require widespread measures to halt. However, legislating these changes is perhaps even more challenging than the science needed to reverse these trends. This show featured a discussion of legislating environmental policy.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Archaeological misconceptions are common, and have been promulgated by movies. Actual archaeological expeditions require more intensive work. On this program, we debunked many of these myths with our guest Eric Powell, editor of Archeology magazine.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The popular coverage of science in the media is often limited to the superficial descriptions of "flashy" discoveries, leaving in depth examination of critical issues unexplored. This program featured a discussion of the science beyond the headlines.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Maintaining the earth's environment is a critical scientific and political issue. On this program, Prof. Hoffman discussesd current research directed at maintaining the earth's environment.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The hype surrounding the Google IPO may have overshadowed the vast number of competing search engines. On this program, we examined one such search engine called Blinkx.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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While nitric oxide may be infamously known for mediating erections, its role in the health of the heart has not been widely publicized. On this show, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Louis Ignarro, discussed these effects of nitric oxide.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Each year over 100 million flu shots are administered, but the recent announcement that this year's supply will be cut in half will complicate matters. On this program, we examined the upcoming flu vaccine shotage.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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With the growing scarcity of fossil fuels, alternative energy sources are actively being investigated. Currently, hydrogen based fuel systems have been heralded in the press as being the solution. But beyond the hype, the hydrogen economy faces critical challenges, which were explored on this weeks episode.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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While the holiday season offers many temptations for ruining an otherwise healthy diet, chocolate may be a gulity pleasure with unexpected health benefits. Also on this program, we discussed the secret to beating the casino at Blackjack.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The personal computing revolution is a relatively recent historical event, but one that is already open to historical interpretation. On this program, Andy Hertzfeld discussed his insider's look at the creation of the Macintosh, as portrayed in his book, Revolution in the Valley.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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HIV is a pernicious blight on modern society, but one that may have an interesting evolutionary history. On this program, we discussed mathematical models of HIV infection with Prof. Montgomery Slatkin of U.C. Berkeley.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The stock market may seem impenetrable to personal investing, but advances in internet trading have vastly simplified many complex transactions. On this program, Bonnie Biafore discussed online investing hacks.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Fundamental particle physics is replete with novel theories that are merely academic until experimentally verified by high energy particle colliders. On this program, Prof. Michael Peskin from the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center discussed these experimental techniques.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Depression is a condition that afflicts most people at some time in their life. Current research suggests that this state may be necessary as part of a healthy mental life. This show featured Dr. Frederic Flach who discussed issues in his best-selling book on depression.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Amino acids are the constituent building blocks for all of the proteins in our bodies. However, there are several natural and unnatural amino acids not found in proteins that could be used to design novel protein structures. This show featured a discussion of the methods for synthesizing these unnatural amino acids.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Egypt continues to intrigue archaeologists with its seemingly endless supply of artifacts. Many recent findings are shedding new light on this ancient society. We discussed this issue with Mark Rose, editor of Archaeology magazine.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Time travel is a concept widely used in science fiction literature. However, current research in physics suggests that the possibility of traveling through time exists. This show featured a discussion of such ideas
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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With currently diminishing energy resources, the search for alternative energy sources is of prime importance. But, often lost in the debate is the role of efficient energy use. Steve Nadel talks about energy efficiency in America.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Global warming is a scientific issue that is particularly sensitive to the political climate. On this program, Prof. Patrick J. Michaels from the University of Virginia discussed the politics of global warming.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Commercials pervade modern society. While most of us may feel immune to their influence, they still can powerfully influence behavior, especially in children. On this program, Dr. Susan Linn from Harvard University discussed creating a commercial free childhood.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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In this information age, presenting data simply and effectively is essential for comunicating ideas. Yet, the graphical display of data is a relatively recent innovation, as discussed on this program with Prof. Howard Wainer
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Deep sea exploration was pioneered by two men, William Beebe and Otis Barton. The remarkable story of their journey into the abyss was discussed on this program with Brad Matsen.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Establishing adequate policies for maintaining the environment remains a profound challenge...one requiring international cooperation. On this program, we explored this multi-faceted issue with Dr. Masaka Yamabi.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The Siemens Westinghouse competition brings high school students together to compete in scientific research projects. The winners receive large scholarships and recognition. We talked with participants and organizers about this unique event.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Gravity's effects on the human body are especially prevalent on the gluteus maximus. Countering these effects is a unique device called the Biniki. On this show, we examined this unique everyday invention.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Personal fitness is a major concern for many overweight Americans. This show profiled one fitness method called pilates. In addition, California gubernatorial candidate, Mary Carey shared her views on the state's technology policy.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Scientists often do not receive recognition for their work, and toil in relative obscurity. Nevertheless, their discoveries change the world. This show profiled ten scientists conducting such revolutionary work.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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What if the military were designing genetically- engineered animals to serve as soldiers? That's the premise of a new novel by Stephen J. Cannell, based on current scientific technology. On this show, we explored the implications of such a development.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Richard Feynman, one of the best known physicists of our time, is known not only for his scientific work, but also for his unique personality. This show examined the very human side of this very extraordinary man
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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A major goal in physics is constructing a theory that unifies the four fundamental forces. The leading (and only) contender in this debate is String Field Theory, and was the focus of this episode.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Computer hackers compromise the security of information stored on computers. This show featured a discussion of methods to prevent hackers from attacking a computer.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Infertility treatment has given many couples the opportunity to have children they might not have had otherwise. An unfortunate side effect of this progress is the number of embryos that remain in storage long afterwards. This show covered the legal and ethical dilemmas of dealing with these embryos.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The Nobel Prizes 2005. Professor Barney Grubbs discussed his father winning the Chemistry Prize. Professor Yuen-Ron Shen discussed the Physics Prize. And, Mary Miller joined us to to talk about the Nobel Prize Exhibit on display at the Exploratorium.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Subsidies have a mixed history of success. But with the California Solar Roofs bill (SB1) currently under debate in the California State Assembly, there are expectations that this government initiative will make photovoltaic technology affordable for everyone. Jesse Quay from Sun Light and Power explains the economics and technology behind solar photovoltaic panels.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
by Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The physical laws governing planetary motion were first defined by Johannes Kepler using the data of Tyco Brahe. On this program, Joshua and Anne-Lee Gilder discussed this discovery and the controversy surrounding it.
Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast